It is holds around 950 cars / buses. * Car : -30 minutes Free ; - 4 hours : 4€ ; more than 4 hours Day : 6€ If you try to put your car a little higher or lower out of the regulated parking lot, they are unfornutly a risk of thefts the summer and your visit would risk to be wasted ! The Dune of Pilat is a protected natural site, 2.9 km long, 616 m wide and 110 m high and offers some of the most fantastic views across the bay and forest. We recommend moving this block and the preceding CSS link to the HEAD of your HTML file. You can leave a comment, or quote this page with backlink this articletrackback link (right to make a backlink with small text not more than 50 characters ). These prices can evolve, please look at the entrance of the parking lot : Out of Season : By Train From Bordeaux stop at the train station of Arcachon : see the timetables until the 7 july 2012 For more information check out this website. It is from this parking that you can access the seasonal staircase that is installed from April to November. In Car Coming From Bordeaux take the highway A63 and continue to the A660 Bassin d’Arcachon Biscarrosse, Use the exit D259 and follow Direction Biscarrosse/ Dune du Pyla By Train From Bordeaux stop at the train station of Arcachon : see the timetables until the 7 july 2012 For going to Bordeaux see the timetables >>< Dune du Pilat. Required fields are marked *, #mc_embed_signup{background:#fff; clear:left; font:14px Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; } The Dune of Pilat (French: Dune du Pilat, official name), also called Grande Dune du Pilat) is the tallest sand dune in Europe. Who would have imagined that nature could create such a huge mountain of sand? D259 –> Dune du Pilat. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This is probably the most direct and most flexible method if you have the luxury of having a car. Your email address will not be published. Then directly from Gare de Arcachon, take the Bus Baïa  Line 1 and get off at the Dune du Pilat. * Car : -30 minutes Free ; - 4 hours : 1€ ; more than 4 hours Day : 2€ 30 January 2012 in the directory Uncategorized. Click here to see the itinary of the shuttle baïa. /* Add your own Mailchimp form style overrides in your site stylesheet or in this style block. © 2020 Bordeaux Expats. There are several car parks available to visitors. Parking. You can follow the comments RSS 2.0 . You can count around 10 km from downtown Arcachon to the Dune to Pilat. It is located in La Teste-de-Buch in the Arcachon Bay area, France, 60 km from Bordeaux. Going on things I can find online, the cost could be around €120-€150 one way. The main car park is just off the roundabout near the dune. A63 –> Bayonne or A63 –> Bordeaux If you are a keen cyclist, sure you can head out to the bay on your bike. If you come with your car,  leave it on the maintaining parking area managed by a syndicate of the Dune. Updated on : N250 –> La Teste de Buch * Bus & Camping-Cars : -30 minutes Free; -4 hours : 8€; more than 4 hours Day : 10€, Ce message est également disponible en : French. How to Visit the Great Dune of Pyla ? In Car Coming From Bordeaux take the highway A63 and continue to  the A660  Bassin d’Arcachon Biscarrosse, Use the exit D259 and follow Direction Biscarrosse/ Dune du Pyla Why ask? If you are already in Arcachon, there are many coast cycling paths that lead around the bay (including the Dune du Pilat). */. At 106,6m high and 3 km long, the Dune of Le Pilat is constantly moving and is gradually reclaiming the forest under the forces of the wind and tide. By Train + Shuttle in front of the  train station of Arcachon Take Shuttle Baïa Ligne 1 -> To Plages Océanes Dune du Pilat Click here to see the itinary of the shuttle baïa  Click here to see the bus timetables Ticket Price for 1 travel available 1 hour : 1€  (pass 10 travels 8€). The present displacement of the Great Dune of Pyla. All Rights Reserved dune-pyla.com - With the helping of Jean-Marie FROIDEFOND Chercheur au CNRS en 2005 for the scientifist content - Design and editorial content by Xavier PAYMAL, For going to Bordeaux see the timetables >><